Ecocentric Mom

Benefits of an Organic Mattress

Benefits of an Organic Mattress
The average person spends 1/3 of their life sleeping. Assuming you live to 90, that means you spend 30 years asleep! While the benefits of sleep are well known, have you given any thought to how the materials in your bed can affect your health? Some moms often ask, “Do I need an organic mattress?” Organic […]

How to Pack a Waste-Free Lunch

8 Ways to Beat the Baby Blues
A waste-free lunch means there is NO trash to throw away at the end of the meal — compost items such as banana peels or apple cores do not count as trash.  While common lunch products such as single-use bags or aluminum foil are certainly convenient, they also have a significant impact on our environment. […]

5 Eco-Friendly Product Swaps to Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet

5 Eco-Friendly Product Swaps to Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet
Happy New Year! You’ve poured the champagne and sparkling cider, kissed your loved ones, and perhaps even had a night away from your kids – now it’s time to think about your 2017 goals. The New Year is known for resolutions, which are infamous for being broken. This year, what if you were to focus on living a healthier lifestyle instead […]

Is It Possible to Avoid GMOs in Cosmetics?

Is It Possible to Avoid GMOs in Cosmetics?
Are you concerned about the presence of GMOs in your beauty products? Regardless of your answer, taking a few moments to educate yourself is important. Read on to learn more about GMOs and why you might not want them lurking in your everyday beauty staples including skincare products, makeup and other personal care products. If […]

Your Kitchen Sponge – Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat?

Your Kitchen Sponge – Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat?
Would you chop your vegetables in your bathroom? The kitchen sponge is thought to be 200,000 times dirtier than your toilet seat, or even your garbage can and diaper pail! The many pores in the sponge serve as a breeding ground for bacteria, especially since many thrive in damp environments. Combine this with food remnants […]

Curry Chicken with Basmati Rice Recipe

Curry Chicken with Basmati Rice Recipe
As we enter the warm summer months, many are finding any excuse to fire up the grill. We love health conscious meals that taste great and don’t take too much time to prepare, allowing families to spend more time together. Spice up your family’s weekly menu with this light and tasty dish, perfect for those […]